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Drumchapel: Boy 10 dies after falling down a hole at a building site

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Boy 10 dies after falling down hole at Drumchapel building site.

The tragedy unfolded at 9.55pm on Thursday night after police were called to the Glenkirk Drive near Kinfauns Drive amid serious concerns for a child.

The boy who has been named locally as Shea Ryan.

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Emergency services rushed to the scene and cordoned off a road within the area as they worked to rescue the boy.

Those living nearby watched as the little boy was pulled from the hole.

The Ambulance Service immediately rushed him to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital but Shea Ryan sadly and tragically passed away a short time later.

A large scale £5 million project is ongoing at the building site on Kinfauns Drive as part of a project to help combat flooding within the area.

A spokesperson from Police Scotland released a statement saying “Police enquiries are continuing to establish the exact circumstances surrounding this incident, however, the death is not being treated as suspicious. 

“Health and Safety Executive have been informed.”

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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood
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